An Expat Talks about Moving to
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?
San Miguel de Allende
Name three things that you wish you had brought and three you wish you had left at home.
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What advice would you give someone preparing to move to your area about the actual move, choosing a neighborhood and finding a home?
Six months out visit the town have a realtor show you around and see some properties. Learn as much as you can about the various neighborhoods before making a selection.
What type of housing do you live in? Is this typical for most expats in your area?
How did you choose your neighborhood and find your home or apartment?
Used a realtor graduate from my university.
Are your housing costs higher or lower than they were in your home country? What is the average cost of housing there?
Lower. About the same as in Texas, based on one's needs.